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Murder, Margaret & Me

by Philip Meeks

An Amateur performance in association with Samuel French Ltd

Halifax Thespians
Tue 4th - Sat 8th June 2019
7.30pm & 2.30pm Saturday Matinee

Main Stage Production

In the early sixties two national treasures were the creative force behind one of British cinema’s most successful franchises. But the Miss Marple movies were almost never made.....

Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie didn’t want Margaret Rutherford to bring her fabled spinster to life. And Margaret Rutherford was mortified at the prospects of sullying her reputation with something as sordid as murder....

This is the story of the real reason why the acting legend and “the funniest woman alive” didn’t want to take on the role that made her celebrated across the world.

Margaret and Agatha form an unlikely friendship filled with high tea, brandy snaps and gossip. Meanwhile Agatha turns detective herself and she’s on a mission.

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